Consultant Psychiatrist - Ashford Old Age Community

Kent and Medway NHS and Social Care Partnership Trust

Consultant Psychiatrist - Ashford Old Age Community

£131964

Kent and Medway NHS and Social Care Partnership Trust, Ashford

  • Full time
  • Permanent
  • Onsite working

Posted 1 week ago, 15 May | Get your application in now before you're too late!

Closing date: Closing date not specified

job Ref: 0a1bd2bc9d1649d9abba359e74c47735

Full Job Description

As a Consultant Psychiatrist in Old Age Psychiatry based in Ashford you will join a dedicated, professional and supportive team and CMHT Consultant colleague.

Ashford CMHSOP provides a comprehensive psychiatric assessment and treatment service for the over 65-year old population in the Ashford and Tenterden areas and surrounding villages. It offers assessment, diagnosis and treatment for the full range of psychiatric conditions including psychological assessments and therapy.

The team has 21 initial assessment slots per week offering appointments in clinics in both Ashford and Tenterden along with home visits and care home liaison assessments for referrals from care homes.

Successful applicants will ideally have MRCPsych or equivalent and be on, or within six months of inclusion on, the Specialist Register. You will be fully registered with the GMC, and have Approved Clinician status and S12 approval under the Mental Health Act (or achieve this within 3 months of appointment).,

  • To provide psychiatric care to patients referred to Ashford CMHSOP, and provide senior medical leadership as part of the multidisciplinary team.

  • To conduct MCA and MHA assessments, attend complex case discussions, CPA and 117 review meetings and provide availability for urgent clinical matters.

  • To attend daily RED Board and referral triage meetings, weekly clinical meetings, monthly complex case discussions and governance meetings.

  • To contribute to team meetings including team performance/business meetings and to give medical guidance to team members in the form of supervision of complex cases and discussion of their caseload.

  • To support the team in maintaining the MSNAP accreditation for their Memory Assessment Service.

    We are Kent and Medway NHS and Social Care Partnership Trust (KMPT), providing vital mental health, learning disability, and specialist services to a population of 1.8 million people across Kent and Medway.


  • Join our extensive network of medical professionals and contribute to making a positive impact. We offer exceptional professional development opportunities, allowing you to hone your skills while enjoying the high quality of life in the picturesque Garden of England.

    Collaborate with the prestigious Kent and Medway Medical School, be at the forefront of integrated care, and prioritise individual well-being. If you're passionate about research, join our internationally recognised team and contribute to shaping the future of healthcare.

    You will be joining friendly, passionate colleagues, rich in their diversity, who are committed to providing brilliant care through brilliant people.